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Review: Mother Africa, The Peacock

Mother Africa review Last weekend, Jigsaw Crouch End student Otto had the opportunity to watch Mother Africa at The Peacock, London. Otto absolutely loved the show, and wrote this review for the Jigsaw Blog: “Mother Africa is a fantastic show that I would recommend. It shows normal life in a South African township through dance instead of words. It […]

Jigsaw Students Take Part in Playmakers at the National Theatre

Playmakers Last week, children from Jigsaw had the incredible opportunity to take part in the National Theatre’s Playmakers scheme. Jigsaw has been lucky enough to be involved with the National Theatre in the past, with our Youth Theatre having taken part in NT Connections. During Playmakers, younger Jigsaw children were able to get to grips with how to develop performance […]

Spotlight on Jigsaw Harrow

Performing arts classes for children in Harrow This year, Jigsaw Harrow moved to the exciting new location of Priestmead Primary School. Every Saturday morning, children file through the doors of Priestmead’s brand new facilities for a morning of drama, singing and dance led by specialist performing arts tutors. The teaching team at Jigsaw Harrow have worked at many different Jigsaw schools and come […]

Young Jigsaw Students Land Exciting Screen Roles

An impressive start to 2017 We’re only halfway through February and already this year children from Jigsaw’s agency, Jigsaw Arts Management, have enjoyed great success on screen. Noah Burnett from Jigsaw Croydon was successful in what was his very first audition and he is only just in the process of joining the agency. Jigsaw Croydon manager, Alex, had […]

Incredible Singing Success Stories

The benefits of singing Let’s face it: we all love singing. Whether it’s around the house, in the car or within a singing lesson, we somehow feel more alive after giving a rendition of our favourite rock song, pop song or musical theatre number. Singing is cathartic. It helps ease stress and can prove to […]

Spotlight on Jigsaw Sevenoaks

Performing arts for children in Sevenoaks Every Saturday, come rain or shine, children across Sevenoaks come bursting through the entrance of Knole Academy, Bradbourne Vale Road, to take part in a morning filled with drama, singing and dance. Knole Academy offers outstanding facilities and it is the perfect location for our Saturday sessions. Through Jigsaw’s sessions, […]

Introducing Our New Office Assistant

(Above: Jessica Young, Jigsaw’s new Office Assistant) By Daniel Jenkins We would like to give a warm welcome to our new Office Assistant, Jessica, who joined us earlier this month and is based at Jigsaw’s Head Office in Barnet. Jessica has been involved in all aspects of the theatre, and having assisted and directed shows […]

Company Director, Nicola, Achieves Regional Recognition at the UK Private Business Awards

(Above: Nicola with a framed certificate recognizing regional success in the UK Private Business Awards) By Daniel Jenkins A Year of Awards Success This year, Jigsaw achieved an enormous amount of awards success, making it to the regional heats of the Forward Ladies/HSBC Women in Business Awards before becoming a finalist at the Lloyds Bank […]

Jigsaw Teacher, Marta, Takes Dance Classes to Uganda

(Above: Marta leading a class) Professional dancer and Jigsaw teacher, Marta, is currently seeking funding to support an initiative designed to bring dance to orphaned children in Uganda. The aim of this project is to provide 200 underprivileged children with the opportunity to explore their creative sides and to be productive in a way that […]

Jigsaw at The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards

We had a wonderful evening at The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Huge congratulations to the Wales Millennium Centre for winning the Business Award For Arts And Creative Services, and congratulations also to all finalists, award winners and event organisers for what was a truly memorable evening. We were so proud on the night and we would like […]

Review: The Snowman, The Peacock

(Above: Lottie at The Peacock theatre for The Snowman) Last week, we offered eight year-old Lottie from Jigsaw Crouch End two tickets to see The Snowman at The Peacock theatre, London. Lottie absolutely loved the show, and put together this fantastic review for the Jigsaw Blog: “Going to the theatre is really fun! It was much better than watching […]

Jigsaw Arts Management is Currently Accepting Submissions

(Above: Katie Jackson) We are delighted to announce that Katie Jackson is back running our agency and the deadline for students to join this year is 1st December 2016. It’s been an incredible few months for students on the Jigsaw agency, with Cornelia and Kitty starring in ‘Dusk’, and Esther having been filming out in Disneyland! Meanwhile, Jigsaw […]